Sexual Assault

61-year-old arrested for sexual assault of a minor

A 61-year-old man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a girl under the legal age.

Maldives Police Service said that the local man was arrested yesterday with a court order.

It has been confirmed by the Police that the case was reported yesterday to the South-Central Division and the investigation is currently ongoing according to the Police.

However, authorities are no longer releasing any information in regards to the atoll, island and the age of the victims to protect their identity.